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SEPTEMBER 12, 2014

Facts Are Stubborn Things (Audio: Interview)

Merrill Matthews joins Washington DC talk host Don Kroah in the WAVA studios to discuss recent headlines on Obamacare, immigration, the minimum wage, and the race for the White House in 2016.  

AUGUST 6, 2014

Ending Long-Term Unemployment Benefits Helped the Economy (Audio: Interview)

Economic incentives matter.

AUGUST 5, 2014

U.S. Crippled Under $2 Trillion in Entitlement Spending

Could a family give away almost all of its household income and still pay its bills? 

JULY 8, 2014

Growing income inequality? There’s no "there" there. (Audio: Interview)

The left tries to make income inequality the hot button issue of the 2014 elections, but the government’s own key index clearly reports an altogether different story.

JUNE 18, 2014

Legacy of the Stimulus? More Debt & Government Jobs

Was the 2009 stimulus bill successful at creating any jobs? IPI's Merrill Matthews discusses in this week's SoundByte.

JUNE 13, 2014

Cantor Loss May Spell Ex-Im's Exit (Audio: Interview)

With a Cantor loss, the Export-Import Bank, an FDR-era corporate welfare program, may finally be phased out. 

MAY 29, 2014

The Sequester May Be Obama's Best Economic Achievement

Doomsday prophets warned the sequester would hurt the economy, but IPI’s Merrill Matthews says it actually may have been President Obama’s best economic policy. 

MAY 15, 2014

Which States Are Succeeding in Courting Businesses and Creating Jobs?

States are competing for jobs, so who's winning? Merrill Matthews joins the nationally syndicated Jason Lewis Show to discuss. 

MAY 13, 2014

American Capital Is Fleeing to Greener Pastures (Audio: Interview)

American jobs and capital are fleeing, while Washington does nothing. 

APRIL 30, 2014

Recipe for success: Lower taxes, fewer regulations, sane legislature (Audio: Interview)

The business-friendly environment of Texas and other states is drawing in major companies from high-tax, high-regulatory blue states, such as California. 


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